प्रपायामिव जंतूनां नद्यां काष्ठौघवच्चलः ॥
- गरुड पुराण
mAtRu pitRu suta bhrAtRu bandhu dArAdi sangamaH ।
prapAyAmiva jantUnAM nadyAM kAShThaughavat chalaH ॥
- garuDa purANa
Mother, father, son, brother, friends, relatives, wife and other acquaintances - none of them are permanent. Our associations with them are as temporary as those between animals at a water hole, or logs of wood floating in the river.
- Garuda Purana